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Hi I'm Julia Gaye

I love being a wife, mother and grandmother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy the time I spend with my husband, children and grandchildren. I have 5 grown children, three of which are married. We have 7 grandchildren. I have a Bachelor Degree from BYU in Interior Design. My other hobbies include reading, crocheting, and I love to do jigsaw puzzles. I love to plan, plan, plan. I love to create family gatherings and vacations. Anytime with my family makes it a good day. Since my husband and I are now empty nesters, we have included traveling as one of our favorite past times.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in Sunnyside, WA and have always been a practicing member of the church. I always knew I would only truly be happy following the gospel I had been raised in. I was married in the Salt Lake Temple in 1974. We have 5 adult children, 3 daughters and 2 sons. We also have 7 grandchildren. With several challenges last year, I found peace that came from knowing my Heavenly Father not only loved me but that he had his watchful care looking over me. I truly believe that with life's challenges come his endless love and support. I know the Holy Ghost provides us with comfort. I realized he had a bigger plan for me and only through life's challenges could I truly know the joy and comfort the gospel brings to my life. I truly am blessed to feel the peace that comes from living the gospel. I'm grateful to know that if I do my part, this life will only be the beginning of eternal happiness.

How I live my faith

I have served in all aspects of the church through the course of my life. I've worked with the children, organized activities for all ages, and taught the young women in the church. Right now I'm doing the activities for the girls aged -12 and I'm a Visiting Teacher. I have two favorite quotes--both by President David O. McKay. The first is, "No other success can compensate for failure in the home." The second is, "The greatest work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home." I have always taken these quotes very literally and tried always to be a good homemaker. I try to live my life as a good example so that people that know that I'm Mormon, will know how important the gospel is in my life. I'm grateful for the opportunity to serve in many different callings in the Church. It has given me the skills and confidence to be as good a wife, mother, and grandmother as I can be. My favorite hymn is, Because I Have Been Given Much....I am so grateful and blessed to be a part of this gospel and so grateful to have an understanding of His Eternal Plan. I am most thankful for the knowledge that we will be together as a family forever if we just do our part here on this earth.